– On This Day In Wrestling History: World War III 1995
On this day in Old School Pro Wrestling history on November 26, 1995, WCW aired their first ever World War III PPV LIVE from the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia.
The absolute highlight & main event of this PPV was the 60-man 3 ring battle royal for the vacant WCW World Heavyweight Title.
Future World War III PPVs (1996-1998) would only have the number one contender spot on the line for the winner of the 60-man battle royal.
Here are the results:
• WCW World Television Championship
Johnny B. Badd (c) defeated Diamond Dallas Page
• Taped Fist match
Big Bubba Rogers defeated Jim Duggan
• Bull Nakano and Akira Hokuto defeated Mayumi Ozaki and Cutie Suzuki
• WCW United States Heavyweight Championship
Kensuke Sasaki (c) defeated Chris Benoit
• Lex Luger defeated Randy Savage
• Sting defeated Ric Flair
• Randy Savage won a 60-Man World War 3 match for the vacant WCW World Heavyweight Championship
– “Dusty Rhodes Guys” Of WWE Revealed
During a Q&A session on Twitter, former WWE Superstar and current ROH World Champion Cody Rhodes was asked if he’s going to make a surprise appearance at Starrcade 2017.
Cody said no, but noted that he’s going to be rooting for his brother Goldust and Dusty Rhodes guys – Tye Dillinger & Kevin Owens. Owens later thanked Cody on Twitter for referring to him as a Dusty guy.
Are you going to make a surprise appearance at WWE Starrcade tonight ?? #KissTheRing
— Ryan Sangster (@Sangster_Ryan_D) November 25, 2017
No. But my brother is wrestling…as well as Dilly & KO. All Dusty guys. Rooting for them. https://t.co/rmD3mWYRYF
— Cody Rhodes (@CodyRhodes) November 25, 2017
There is no bigger compliment than being deemed a “Dusty guy” by one of his sons.
Thank you, buddy. https://t.co/PvjuXqmOvq
— Kevin Owens (@FightOwensFight) November 25, 2017
– JBL Isn’t Happy With WWE Leaving Him Off The Grand Slam Champions List
As seen on this week’s episode of Raw, Roman Reigns won the Intercontinental Title and became the latest WWE Superstar to become a Grand Slam Champion. WWE then posted a list of Grand Slam Champions on their website.
Below is what former WWE Champion JBL tweeted about this:
I win US Title, Intercontinental Title, Tag Titles and WWE Title-Grand Slam Champion, and @WWE puts out a list and omits me? Come on man!
— John Layfield (@JCLayfield) November 25, 2017